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Old June 21 2013, 03:26 PM   #4
Charles Phipps
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Re: It's weird, I have only one complaint about ST (2009)...

BillJ wrote: View Post
If Nero refuses, do you really have any other choice? Can you afford for him to survive falling through another black hole? Kirk did what had to be done.

I can't stand the Academy portion of the film, personally.
I don't mind them firing afterward, it was more the way the offer was derided by the movie. As if capturing Nero and his crew was an inherently bad thing.

I was okay with the Academy stuff, personally, as I think it illustrated Kirk's Devil May Care attitude had some depth to it. He's not just a complete ass, he also has a "never say die" will that makes him a good captain.

Then again, I think Kirk 'cheating' was kind of ridiculous. It was really-really obvious he did.
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